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Political Newcomer Challenges Welch For House Seat
Monday, 06/11/12
By John Dillon
Mark Donka of Hartford is running as the Republican candidate for U.S. House. He said in his announcement speech Monday that Congressman Peter Welch has not done enough to curb the growing national debt.
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Analysis: How Endorsements Shape The Dems AG Primary
Saturday, 06/09/12
By Peter Biello
Endorsements are coming in for the candidates in the Democratic Attorney General Primary. Incumbent Bill Sorrell has some high-profile endorsements, while T.J. Donovan is finding support from Sheriffs, Troopers and the AFL-CIO. Middlebury College political science professor emeritus Eric Davis speaks with VPR's Peter Biello about what these endorsements mean for the primary.
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Illuzi Prepares His Bid For State Auditor
Tuesday, 06/05/12
By Bob Kinzel
Senator Vincent Illuzzi says he hasn't made a final decision whether to run, but he's asking voters to sign his petitions now because the deadline for filing is a little more than a week away.
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Sen. Illuzzi Collecting Signatures To Run For State Auditor
Tuesday, 06/05/12
By Bob Kinzel
Essex-Orleans Senator Vince Illuzzi is moving closer to seeking the Republican nomination for state auditor. Illuzzi is gathering the necessary petition signatures to run in that race and the deadline for filing is a week from Thursday.
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Vermont Edition
Randy Brock's Gubernatorial Vision
Friday, 06/01/12
By Bob Kinzel
Republican gubernatorial candidate Randy Brock discusses the issues facing the state, retired political science professor Eric Davis sizes up the gubernatorial race and we listen to the voices in the news.
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Wisconsin Holds Recall More Than A Year In Making
Tuesday, 06/05/12
After a brief but bruising campaign that followed a more than yearlong fight over union rights and the state's cash-strapped budget, voters in a narrowly divided Wisconsin began casting ballots Tuesday on whether to recall Gov. Scott Walker.
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Analysis: What We've Learned About Governor Shumlin
Saturday, 05/12/12
By Peter Biello
Middlebury College political science professor emeritus Eric Davis speaks with VPR's Peter Biello about what we've learned about Governor Peter Shumlin in the past year and a half.
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Newscast: Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 8:35 a.m.
Saturday, 05/12/12
By Peter Biello
Newscast: Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 8:35 a.m.
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VIDEO: Professor Pundits
Thursday, 08/09/12
VPR.net is partnering with Middlebury College to feature online political commentary leading up to the 2012 presidential election.
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Analysis: The Politics Of Health Care Reform In Vermont
Saturday, 04/21/12
By Peter Biello
What would happen to Vermont's health care reform efforts if President Barack Obama loses the 2012 election?
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Newscast: Saturday, April 14, 2012, 8:35 a.m.
Saturday, 04/14/12
By Peter Biello
Newscast: Saturday, April 14, 2012, 8:35 a.m.
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Analysis: Controversial Bills Likely To Die In Committee
Saturday, 04/14/12
By Peter Biello
A variety of important bills are likely to die in committee before the session ends, says retired Middlebury College political science professor Eric Davis. But the Legislature could vote on a non-binding resolution on what to do with the $21 million at the center of the CVPS/Green Mountain Power merger.
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Political Analysis: Weinberger's Win In Burlington Historic
Saturday, 03/10/12
By Peter Biello
VPR's Peter Biello sits down with longtime journalist Hamilton Davis for his thoughts on Super Tuesday and Town Meeting Day results.
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Vermont's Presidential Past
Monday, 02/20/12
By Steve Zind
We celebrate Presidents' Day by learning about our two Presidents and others who have come to visit and we hear how successful news organizations have been with online paywalls.
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Wednesday, 12/07/11
By Neal Charnoff
VPR Newscast for Wednesday 12/07 at 5:50pm
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Seeking Mutual Aid In Irene Relief
Friday, 09/23/11
By Kirk Carapezza
Some Vermont towns sent public works crews and others to help towns that suffered flood damage. But now, they're looking for the state to help them with insurance.
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Spaulding Says Shumlin's Entrepreneurial Experience Good For The State
Thursday, 11/18/10
By Jane Lindholm
Treasurer Jeb Spaulding says that Governor-Elect Peter Shumlin's business experience is a plus for Vermont.
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Dubie Outspent Shumlin In Gubernatorial Race
Tuesday, 11/16/10
Republican Brian Dubie raised more money than Democrat Peter Shumlin did in their campaign for Vermont governor, but Shumlin ended up getting more votes.
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Progressive Party's Absence In Governor's Race Helped Shumlin
Wednesday, 11/10/10
By Bob Kinzel
The Progressive Party's biggest impact on the 2010 election was its decision not to run a candidate for Governor - a move that some political observers believe helped elect Democrat Peter Shumlin.
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One-Party Rule Hasn’t Always Guaranteed Harmony
Wednesday, 11/10/10
By Mitch Wertlieb
When Governor-elect Peter Shumlin takes office in January, it will mark the first time since the Howard Dean administration that both chambers of the legislature-and the Governor's office-will be under Democratic leadership.  But that one-party majority doesn't necessarily mean harmony will reign in Montpelier.
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With Election Results Now Official, Vote Goes To Legislature
Tuesday, 11/09/10
By Bob Kinzel
The official results of last week's election have been released and no candidate for Governor or Lt. Governor received more than 50% of the vote. That means they'll be decided by a secret vote of the Legislature in January. 
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Sanders Reaffirms Political Priorities
Wednesday, 11/10/10
By Jane Lindholm
Senator Bernie Sanders discusses the election results and how they might affect what he wants to accomplish in the Senate over the next two years. And we talk to journalist Anne Galloway about a superior court ruling that Hartford police must release documents regarding an incident in which they pulled an African-American man from his own home, believing he was a burglar.
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Governor's Race Goes To Legislature
Tuesday, 11/09/10
By Bob Kinzel
The official results from last week's election have been released and no candidate received more than 50 percent of the vote, and by state law the legislature must now make the final decision by secret ballot in January.   
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Election Results To Be Certified Today
Tuesday, 11/09/10
The Vermont Secretary of State's office says the results of last week's gubernatorial election will soon be official.
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Unusually High Number Of House Seats Headed For Recounts
Tuesday, 11/09/10
By Susan Keese
Vermont Democrats retained their super-majority in the legislature in last week's elections. But an unusually high number of House seats appear to be headed for a recount. Party leaders say the close races should be a wake-up call to lawmakers to listen carefully to their constituents.
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